ATF Death Watch 20: Hell No, I Won’t Go!

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Forget what we said earlier, about ATF Acting Head (case) Kenneth Melson going gently into that good night. Apparently, he's circled the wagons, barricaded himself in his bunker, and put out a call to...

ATF Death Watch 19: Mexico Needs Guns; Why The ATF Got it Totally Backwards

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Like any long-running mainstream media meme, the Gunwalker scandal has its own theme song: Oops!... I Did It Again. The MSM are selling the ATF's malfeasance as an enormous f up, wherein the same...

ATF Death Watch 18: New York Times on Gunwalker: “Lalalalalalalalalalalalala”

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"If Congressional Republicans are really intent on getting to the bottom of an ill-conceived sting operation along the border by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives," nytimes.com opines, "they should call President...

ATF Death Watch 17: From the Horse’s Mouth

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Despite ridicule from the bloggers who broke the ATF Gunwalker scandal, I've continued to suggest that there's drug money involved in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (and Really Big Fires) anti-gun...

ATF Death Watch 16: Show Us The Guns!

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I enjoyed watching Congressman Darrel Issa raking Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General Ron Weich over the coals for his agency's failure to comply with requests for information about the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms...

ATF Death Watch 15 – And Another One Rides the Bus

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The Wall St. Journal is reporting this AM that, according to the proverbial "unnamed sources," BAFTE (and sometimes Really Big Fires) acting director Kenneth Melson will be joining the history team sometime within the...

ATF Death Watch 14: Mexican Lawyer’s Killers Used ATF-Enabled Guns

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[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMr-C5OK_zo&version=3&hl=en_US] "Two guns sold to a Mexican cartel and used in the high-profile kidnapping and murder of a Mexican lawyer last year were purchased under the U.S. Justice Department's failed anti-gun trafficking program Operation...

ATF Deathwatch 13: And then, they make a movie about you.

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What do Giovanni Ribisi and David Koresh have in common? For that matter, what do Adrien Brody, Kurt Russell, Sharon Stone and the ATF have in common? Well sir, this fall, the indie pic...

ATF Death Watch 12: What We Learned from the Congressional Investigation Into Gunwalker Scandal

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Nothing. Not a damn thing. Representative Issa asked Department of Justice Assistant Attorney General Ronald Weich which of his DOJ colleagues authorized the abortive ATF program known as Operation Fast & Furious. If you've just joined...

ATF Death Watch 11: Gun-Grabbing Senators Launch Pre-Emptive Strike on ATF Gunwalker Hearings

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HALTING U.S. FIREARMS TAFFIC TO MEXICO. All caps. All bullshit. Including a piss-ant photo of confiscated firearms provided to Senator Feinstein's office by the Mexican Secretariat of Public Security. Click here for the report released...

ATF Death Watch 10: Men At Work

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In the lead-up to Wednesday's Gunwalker hearings, wherein the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (and Really Big Fires) faces the music for its failed attempts to stem U.S. to Mexico gunrunning by...

ATF Death Watch 9: “The U.S. was the source of at least 70% of...

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The Gunwalker scandal biz broke around the time that the ATF claimed---in front of Congress---that 90 percent of the Mexican drug cartels' weapons came from Badger Guns (or similar). Debunkers debunked the stat. That...